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Woosung
Unincorporated community
Grain elevator in Woosung
Grain elevator in Woosung
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Founded 1855
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code XXXXX
Area code(s) 815

Woosung is an unincorporated community in Ogle County, Illinois, U.S., and is located in the far southwestern part of the county, northwest of Dixon. Woosung was founded in June 1855 by 3 retiring sea captains. They named it after Wusong, China.

Geography

Woosung is located at 41.923 N and -89.574 W, at an elevation of 791 feet.


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